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Freedom From Sanctified Sexism-Women Transforming the Church by Mavis Rose

Freedom From Sanctified Sexism-
Women Transforming the Church

by Mavis Rose

Allira Publications, 17 Cervantes Street, MacGregor, Queensland 4109, Australia.
Copyright: Mavis Rose 1996.
Republished on our website with the necessary permissions

Contents

  Preface i
1. Women Shaped by Colonial Culture and Religious Patriarchy. 1
2. Clergy - Their Attitudes to and Images of Women. 19
3. Laywomen’s Struggle for a Voice in Church Government. 39
4. Formal Women’s Ministry: The Deaconess. 56
5. Women in Religious Orders. 76
6. Clergy Wives: Ministry in the Shadows. 92
7. The Ecumenical Movement Awakening Women 110
8. Feminism in the Anglican Communion. 129
9. Rising Protest from Women. 150
10. The Movement for the Ordination of Women.  
  Part I - The Formative Years 170
  Part II - The Final Struggle 185
11. Debate on the Ordination of Women. 201
12. Reflection. 226
  Index 240

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